July 30, 2015
Forget uploading resumes or filling out forms on some job board. Backend-as-a-service company Parse is inviting potential hires to apply via its Parse API. In what initially looks like an added barrier to entry, the company is hoping its cheeky and geeky move will attract the sort of developers who think in JSON.
If you've ever dreamed of a government that's more connected to its citizens, there's a new fellowship that could use your technical smarts. Code for America is seeking applications for its program in Boston, Philadelphia, D.C., Seattle and Boulder to connect city governments with Web 2.0 talent.
The headline of the AppNexus job description jumps out with a question: Have you built RESTful APIs?? It's the newest requirement for job listings, already known for their acronyms requiring OOP and MVC. You not only need to be able to consume web services. Now you have to have experience creating them.